At the top of the Forbes Most Powerful list, which ranks the entertainment industry’s most rich and famous figures, you’ll recognize more than a few faces. Beyoncé lands the #1 spot with $115 million on account of her surprise self-titled album, her “Mrs. Carter Show” which grossed about $2.4 million per show, her big brand endorsement deals, fragrances and clothing line. She even topped Oprah Winfrey who came in fourth place ($82 million) and her husband Jay Z who landed at number 6 (with $60 million).
The list also includes Lebron James at #2 with $72 million on account of his endorsement deals, Dr. Dre in third place with $620 million thanks to his highly-publicized Beats deal with Apple and Rihanna in the 8th spot with $48 million. CEO of the Money Team, Floyd Mayweather nabbed the seventh spot at $105 million. Black excellence, indeed.
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